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Cost of Living Comparison Between Norway and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 28.20% lower than in Norway
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 25.01% lower than in Norway
Rent Prices in United States are 16.71% lower than in Norway
Restaurant Prices in United States are 44.84% lower than in Norway
Groceries Prices in United States are 15.22% lower than in Norway
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 10.79% higher than in Norway

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  Norway  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr
(18.06 $)
    91.35 kr
(11.00 $)
     -39.10 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(96.33 $)
    373.72 kr
(45.00 $)
     -53.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 kr
(12.04 $)
    56.06 kr
(6.75 $)
     -43.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 75.00 kr
(9.03 $)
    29.07 kr
(3.50 $)
     -61.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 70.00 kr
(8.43 $)
    41.52 kr
(5.00 $)
     -40.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 36.24 kr
(4.36 $)
    30.97 kr
(3.73 $)
     -14.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 27.97 kr
(3.37 $)
    13.67 kr
(1.65 $)
     -51.14 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 24.30 kr
(2.93 $)
    11.08 kr
(1.33 $)
     -54.42 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 58.54 kr
(7.05 $)
    31.35 kr
(3.77 $)
     -46.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 22.10 kr
(2.66 $)
    18.75 kr
(2.26 $)
     -15.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.68 kr
(1.29 $)
    12.37 kr
(1.49 $)
     +15.80 %
Eggs (12) 33.27 kr
(4.01 $)
    20.43 kr
(2.46 $)
     -38.59 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 41.97 kr
(5.05 $)
    36.97 kr
(4.45 $)
     -11.92 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 50.25 kr
(6.05 $)
    31.74 kr
(3.82 $)
     -36.82 %
Apples (1 lb) 10.46 kr
(1.26 $)
    15.22 kr
(1.83 $)
     +45.60 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.29 kr
(1.24 $)
    15.03 kr
(1.81 $)
     +46.01 %
Tomato (1 lb) 12.96 kr
(1.56 $)
    14.84 kr
(1.79 $)
     +14.46 %
Potato (1 lb) 7.16 kr
(0.86 $)
    9.81 kr
(1.18 $)
     +37.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.15 kr
(2.19 $)
    13.10 kr
(1.58 $)
     -27.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.71 kr
(2.49 $)
    14.67 kr
(1.77 $)
     -29.20 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 130.00 kr
(15.65 $)
    99.66 kr
(12.00 $)
     -23.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 28.36 kr
(3.42 $)
    14.45 kr
(1.74 $)
     -49.06 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 32.00 kr
(3.85 $)
    19.37 kr
(2.33 $)
     -39.48 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 100.00 kr
(12.04 $)
    50.66 kr
(6.10 $)
     -49.34 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.50 kr
(4.27 $)
    16.61 kr
(2.00 $)
     -53.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 680.00 kr
(81.88 $)
    531.51 kr
(64.00 $)
     -21.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 75.00 kr
(9.03 $)
    24.91 kr
(3.00 $)
     -66.78 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 23.67 kr
(2.85 $)
    20.76 kr
(2.50 $)
     -12.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 482.10 kr
(58.05 $)
    249.14 kr
(30.00 $)
     -48.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 55.55 kr
(6.69 $)
    23.78 kr
(2.86 $)
     -57.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,000.00 kr
(31,307.20 $)
    174,400.80 kr
(21,000.00 $)
     -32.92 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,763.97 kr
(212.40 $)
    1,316.53 kr
(158.53 $)
     -25.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.95 kr
(0.11 $)
    1.33 kr
(0.16 $)
     +39.70 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 321.34 kr
(38.69 $)
    396.85 kr
(47.79 $)
     +23.50 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 444.84 kr
(53.56 $)
    310.99 kr
(37.45 $)
     -30.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 237.37 kr
(28.58 $)
    154.46 kr
(18.60 $)
     -34.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 110.00 kr
(13.25 $)
    83.05 kr
(10.00 $)
     -24.50 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 857.05 kr
(103.20 $)
    340.88 kr
(41.05 $)
     -60.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 424.16 kr
(51.07 $)
    296.22 kr
(35.67 $)
     -30.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 930.90 kr
(112.09 $)
    640.31 kr
(77.10 $)
     -31.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,088.63 kr
(131.08 $)
    719.89 kr
(86.68 $)
     -33.87 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,695.07 kr
(1,167.41 $)
    8,199.16 kr
(987.28 $)
     -15.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,536.07 kr
(907.43 $)
    6,427.15 kr
(773.91 $)
     -14.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,280.86 kr
(2,080.83 $)
    14,059.36 kr
(1,692.92 $)
     -18.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,011.11 kr
(1,566.70 $)
    10,897.85 kr
(1,312.24 $)
     -16.24 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,025.11 kr
(484.67 $)
    1,739.60 kr
(209.47 $)
     -56.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,054.26 kr
(367.77 $)
    1,099.53 kr
(132.40 $)
     -64.00 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 26,554.51 kr
(3,197.49 $)
    22,062.04 kr
(2,656.54 $)
     -16.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.47     4.19      +21.03 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: NOK